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Martin Puryear  1941, US

Rank (2014): 1212 

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Male
Sculpture
Postminimalism



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 117
United Kingdom 2
Germany 2




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Ed Ruscha  10 16
Sol LeWitt  9 16
Richard Serra  31 14
Lorna Simpson  380 14




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Institution
  McKee Gallery, USA 13
  John Berggruen Gallery, USA 5
  Donald Young Gallery, USA 5
  The Corcoran Gallery of Art, USA 4
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 4



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1941 Born in Washington, D.C. (US)

1964 - 1966 Travels to Sierra Leone, West Africa, with the Peace Corps

1966 - 1968 Swedish Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm

1969 - 1971 Yale University, School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT,
M.F.A in Sculpture

1973 - 1977 Has a studio in Brooklyn, NY

1992 - 1993 Works at the Calder Atelier, Saché, France, at the invitation of the French Government

Awards 1962 Baltimore Museum of Art Purchase Prize Baltimore, MD

Awarded studio in P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York, Institute for Art and Urban Resources
1988 The Francis J. Greenburger Foundation Award

1993 College Art Association Award

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 126  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   24


2012
   Martin Puryear: New Sculpture - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Martin Puryear Prints - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2008
   Martin Puryear - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Martin Puryear Prints - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
   Martin Puryear - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Martin Puryear - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

2007
   Martin Puryear - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2005
Description  Martin Puryear - New sculpture and prints - Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004
Description and image  Martin Puryear - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

2003
Description  Martin Puryear - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
   Martin Puryear Recent prints - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002
Description and image  Martin Puryear - New Sculpture - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   The Cane Project by Martin Puryear - Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Martin Puryear - Sculpture Of The 1990s - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1992
   Martin Puryear - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Martin Puryear - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

1991
   Martin Puryear - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1988
   Martin Puryear - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1985
   Martin Puryear / MATRIX 86 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1984
   Currents: Martin Puryear - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Martin Puryear - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1983
   Martin Puryear - Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

1980
   Martin Puryear : options 2 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

1977
   Martin Puryear - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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to top Group shows   102


2014
Description  Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   multiplicity -  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
   Four Decades - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Spring Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sculpture - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Our Stories: African American Prints and Drawings - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

2013
Description  Its Surreal Thing: The Temptation of Objects - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Fall Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Washington Art Matters: 1940S-1980S - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
   Against the Grain - Wood in Contemporary, Art, Craft and Design - Museum of Arts & Design, New York City, NY
   Abluminal - The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
   Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2012
   Group Exhibition - Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
   Against the Grain - Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Inside|Out - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

2011
   Multiplicity - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Gallery Selections - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
   Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

2010
   Painting and Sculpture - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   SCULPTURE - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Artpark: 1974-1984 - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
   Form in Translation: Sculptors Making Prints and Drawings - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Living with art: collecting contemporary in metro New York - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
   The Contemporary Figure - Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
   Cold Press - Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
   New Prints 2009/ Autumn - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Sculpture - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
   I Have a Dream: International Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Rosa Parks Museum , Montgomery, AL
   Independent Visions: American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Summer Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  The Endless Renaissance - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
Description  Die Gegenwart der Linie - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Description  Unbounded: New Art for a New Century - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
   African American Currents: Contemporary Art from the Bank of America Collection - 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
   The Scuptor's Hand - Tasende Gallery - La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

2008
   Holiday Highlights - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Modernidad americana. Obras de la Corcoran Gallery of Art - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
Description and image  Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
   Weighing and Wanting - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
Description and image  Origins - HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
   Collection in Context - Four Decades - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Medieval to Modern - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   The American Evolution - A History through Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2007
   Early Signs: Celmins, Puryear, Youngblood - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Major Prints - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
   Summer Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Commemorating 30 Years Part I: 1976-1980 - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
   Expressing Identity - American Prints Since 1980 - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Art On The Edge - Contemporary Art From The Permanent - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
   Newark Between Us - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
   Art on the Edge - , Omaha, NE
   Selections from the Collection of Edward R. Broida - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Limited Edition Intaglio Prints by Paulson Press and Poligrafa - Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY
   Drawn, Exposed & Impressed - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

2005
Description and image  Highlights - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Black Is a Color: African American Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
   An Intuitive View - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  African American Art - Masterworks of Contemporary Art - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Summer Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   ART:21 - Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
   Objects of Our Desire - Sculpture from the Sheldon - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
Description  Love / Hate. From Magritte to Cattelan. - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD

2003
Description and image  Drawings - Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Visions and Revisions - Art on Paper since 1960 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   McKee Gallery Print Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Black is a Color - African-American Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2002
   Gallery Artists - Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Defying Distinctio - Works from the Addison Collection - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

2001
   SPACE - Selections from the Permanent Collection - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   Algo con qué tropezar. Reflexiones sobre la escultura contemporánea - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

2000
   New - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Show - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY

1998
   Giacometti to Judd: Prints by Sculptors - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Essence of the Orb - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1997
   Wood Work - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY

1995
   The Material Imagination - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

1992
   documenta 9 - Documenta, Kassel
   Allegories of Modernism - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1990
   The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1989
   20° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1988
   Edelson, Puryear, Scanga, Stackhouse - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1987
   Structure to resemblance : work by 8 American sculptors - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1986
   Natural Forms and Forces: Abstract Images in American Sculpture - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

1985
   Inaugural Exhibit - Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1984
   Eccentric Images - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   American Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1982
   Works in Wood - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   American Painting and Sculpture 74th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Invitational - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

1980
   Afro-American Abstraction - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1979
   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

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USA

 The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
 Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
 McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
 Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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Sweden

 The Wanas Foundation, Knislinge

USA

 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
 Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
 J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
 The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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